Yoel Hernández (athlete)

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Yoel Hernández
Personal information
Full name Yoel Hernández Reyes
Born (1977-12-12) December 12, 1977 (age 39)
Manacas, Villa Clara
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
Country  Cuba
Sport Athletics
Updated on 28 May 2013.

Yoel Hernández (born 12 December 1977 in Manacas, Villa Clara) is a Cuban track and field athlete who specialises in the 110 metres hurdles.

Biography[edit]

His personal best time is 13.24 seconds, achieved when he won the silver medal at the 1999 Pan American Games. The result places him fifth among Cuban 110 m hurdlers, behind Anier García, Dayron Robles, Emilio Valle and Alejandro Casañas.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cuba
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 12th (sf) 110m hurdles 14.32 w (wind: +2.1m/s)
4×100m relay DQ
1996 CAC Junior Championships (U-20) San Salvador, El Salvador 1st 110 m hurdles 14.16 s   (1.8 m/s)
World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 1st 110 m hurdles 13.83 s (wind: +1.8m/s)
1997 Central American and Caribbean Championships San Juan, Puerto Rico 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.74 s w
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.24 s   (1.1 m/s) PB
World Championships Seville, Spain 6th 110 m hurdles 13.30 s   (1.0 m/s)
4th 4x100 m relay 38.63 s
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 5th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.41 s   (0.1 m/s)
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 5th 60 m hurdles 7.58 s
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 4th 110 m hurdles 13.30 s   (−0.3 m/s)
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 22nd (h) 60 m hurdles 7.86 s
World Championships Paris, France 7th 110 m hurdles 13.57 s   (0.3 m/s)
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 7th 60 m hurdles 7.78 s
Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 1st 110 m hurdles 13.49 s
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 6th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.37 s   (−0.1 m/s)
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st 110 m hurdles 13.32 s w
4th 4x100 m relay 39.40 s
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.54 s   (−0.5 m/s)
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 8th 60 m hurdles 7.62 s
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 3rd 110 m hurdles 13.51 s
4th 4x100 m relay 39.63 s
2007 ALBA Games Caracas, Venezuela 1st 110 m hurdles 13.70 s (wind: +0.6 m/s)
1st 4x100 m relay 39.23 s
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3rd 110 m hurdles 13.50 s   (0.4 m/s)
World Championships Osaka, Japan 4th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.37 s   (−0.3 m/s)
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 8th 60 m hurdles 7.91 s

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